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I have a common mullein plant (verbascum thapsus) that grows along my driveway it consistently produces a plant over 6 feet tall. This year it I have gathered the seeds if anyone is interested.
 
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I am interested in growing some mullen here in south GA. I usta grow it when I lived in NC. Please let me know how to obtain.
 
                            
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This plant grows rampant in exposed oil, and stony areas such as riverbeds here in southern New Zealand.

Does this plant offer any of the mulching benefits of comfrey?
 
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I haven't used it as mulch myself. the stocks I do throw in the compost pile.
In my area I do not have slugs but have heard that the fuzzy leaves repel them effectively. I guess I'll have my daughter try them to see if it solves her slug problem in the Vancouver area.
 
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I think this may very well be the best movie ever about mullein:



 
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Robert Ray wrote:
I have a common mullein plant (verbascum thapsus) that grows along my driveway it consistently produces a plant over 6 feet tall. This year it I have gathered the seeds if anyone is interested.



I would love seeds if you still have.

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Holy thapsus.

If anyone wants to buy seeds, PM me.

I haz dem.
 
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i could use some mullein seeds as well, pm me?
 
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Just be careful to keep those seeds away from fish ponds! Mullein was imported to N. America to be used as a fish poison.

 
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THANK YOU FOR THE SEEDS
they just got in, i had no idea how tiny they were
and you were very generous, theres a bunch of seeds in this lil packet, thank you!
 
I got this tall by not having enough crisco in my diet as a kid. This ad looks like it had plenty of shortening:
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